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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
  Lofts at Mayo Park Apartments was recognized with a Wood Works 2018 Wood Design Award which celebrates excellence in commercial and multi-family wood building design. Located on the Zumbro River, Lofts at Mayo Park is an upscale residential project intersecting downtown Rochester and a neighborhood of mostly single-family homes.  Lofts at Mayo Park just opened a year ago, offering both furnished ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
RCTC Nursing Career Fair  (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College’s Nursing Department is hosting a Career Fair on Wednesday, February 21 from 11 am- 2:30 pm in the Health Science building. This event will be beneficial for anyone looking for a career in the many different nursing fields.   More than 30 organizations including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Education, General News Article
Monday, February 19, 2018
 NAWIC SE MN Chapter 346 To Hold Week Long Events To Celebrate Women In Construction  ROCHESTER,MN — The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will celebrate Women in Construction (WIC) Week March 4-10, 2018. NAWIC’s mission is to enhance the success of women in the construction industry.“The National Association of Women in Construction is committed to enhancing the success of ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Women, Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, February 19, 2018
Join us, along with Master Brewer Ann Fahy-Gust (one of the first two female Master Brewers in the USA, a fellow Southern MN resident ! and advisor to Grand Rounds Brewing) as we brew the Pink Boots Society blended hops, created by women in the brewing industry during the 2017 Great American Beer Festival. Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day was born from our members’ desire to take part in ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Women, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 19, 2018
Kruse Lumber is proud to announce the addition to their management team with promotions of Tom Fuchs to Sales Manager and Joe Biewer to Inventory Manager. Tom joined Kruse in 2016 bringing an extensive knowledge of the local building material market in sales and management. Tom will oversee the Sales and Support Staff that serves Rochester’s Commercial and Residential Construction. Joe’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, February 19, 2018
Grand Rounds Brewing Company to Participate in Worldwide Brewing Collaboration on International Women’s Day   On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018, women in Rochester, MN, and around the world will mark the day by brewing beer. The Pink Boots Society’s Collaboration Brew Day is a worldwide brewing celebration, and the women of Grand Rounds Brewing Company are proud to participate. Grand ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Women, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 16, 2018
Finalists for President of Rochester Community and Technical College NamedCampus visits scheduled for February 20 - 22  ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 15, 2018 – Minnesota State has named the finalists who are under consideration to become the next president of Rochester Community and Technical College. The candidates are Jeffery Boyd, Utpal Goswami, and Charles Nwankwo.The candidates were recommended ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber, Community
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Winning teams announced in SSC’s walking challengeTeams walk millions of steps in quest to win  Rochester, MN – February 13, 2018  Winning teams have been announced in Southeast Service Cooperative’s (SSC) 7th Annual Walking Challenge, in which nearly 600 individuals from 21 SSC member organizations competed. 13 Southeastern Minnesota School Districts and eight Local Government Members ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Local students advance to Southeast Minnesota Final Spelling Bee  Rochester, MN – February 14, 2018  Two Regional Spelling Bees were held on Tuesday, February 13 at the Wood Lake Meeting Center in Rochester. Seventy-five (75) students participated in the two Regional Spelling Bees. Students from thirty-five (35) districts throughout southeast Minnesota advanced to compete in the Regional ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 09, 2018
RCTC Hosts African American Read-Ins   (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College is hosting a series of Read-Ins of African and African American literature beginning Monday, February 12 from 12 noon – 1:00 pm in the Goddard Library. The featured presenter is Dr. Michael Anthony, RCTC Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. The Read-Ins are part of RCTC’s ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Education, Community
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Agent Julie Jensen was recently awarded the highly acclaimed national Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation. With this achievement, Julie has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional service by securing a strong educational foundation of knowledge and skills to better navigate the real estate market and serve prospective clients and customers.  The GRI designation ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Office of the President Dear UMR Community,I am pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Lori Carrell as chancellor of the University of Minnesota Rochester, pending approval by the Board of Regents at its February meeting.I am confident that Dr. Carrell will provide strong leadership for UMR's unparalleled education in the health sciences, including its integrated, hands-on curriculum, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
ROCHESTER, MN (Feb. 6, 2018) — Integrity Insurance, a property and casualty carrier, is proud to announce Atlas Insurance Brokers earned a spot in the 2018 Leadership Circle, which honors the top-tier agencies for their work in 2017. To achieve Leadership Circle status, Atlas Insurance Brokers met specific criteria based on premium, profitability and growth. Integrity President Jill Wagner Kelly ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Farmers insurance district office of Sam Kwainoe, in Rochester would like to thank Rochester and surrounding communities for supporting our efforts to help our veterans return successfully to civilian life.  “Suits for Soldiers,” an annual program started by Farmers insurance, about 3 years ago nationwide, provides suits and other professional attire for returning soldiers and veterans, most ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Monday, February 05, 2018
RCTC is proud to announce that Bryan Weiss will begin his first season as the Head Coach of the RCTC Women’s Soccer team in the Fall of 2018..    Weiss has over twenty years of coaching experience, including most recently serving as a head coach of girls’ competitive club teams for the Rochester Youth Soccer Association, one of the largest youth soccer associations in Minnesota.   To add to his ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Human Interest
Monday, February 05, 2018
       Mercedes Castillo and Raj Donthi of Counselor Realty have earned the esteemed Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation from the National Association of REALTORS®.  The CIPS designation recognizes members who have achieved the necessary training and experience to work successfully with international clients and properties.  To earn the CIPS designation, REALTORS® ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
ROCHESTER -- CWS, Inc. is pleased to announce three new additions to its growing team: a receptionist and two account strategists.   As office receptionist, Molly Truszinski will be responsible for greeting visitors, directing incoming calls, email support, and other administrative duties. As account strategists, Sankesh “Sunny” Prabhakar and Patrick McNally will be responsible for ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
            RCTC LOOKING TO START AVIATIONAND PILOT EDUCATION PROGRAM  (Rochester, MN)— Rochester Community and Technical College announced this evening its intention to explore the feasibility of starting an Aviation Pilot Education Program here in Rochester.  The announcement was made in front of aviation industry leaders at the Southeastern Minnesota Aviation Celebration hosted by the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
RCTC Nursing Honor SocietyInducts Associate Degree Nursing Students  (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College honored eight Associate Degree Nursing students in the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society’s induction ceremony held today. Inductees were awarded a pin, certificate and honor cords to be worn at commencement. RCTC’s Delta Alpha chapter of Alpha Delta Nu was granted ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Women
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Rochester, Minn.  — The Post Bulletin Company is the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s 2018 recipient of the Vance Trophy, honoring Minnesota’s most outstanding daily newspaper. The winner is determined based on overall points earned in the MNA’s Better Newspaper Contest.  In addition to this prestigious award, Post Bulletin, Rochester Magazine, and Agri News staff brought home 19 total awards ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
 RCTC Hosts Mental Illness Awareness Forum  (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College’s Mental Illness Awareness Club is hosting a public forum on mental illness at 11 am on Friday, January 26. The event will be held in RCTC’s Hill Theatre and is free and open to the public.  Forum presenters include Sergeant James Schueller, Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office; Mr. Ray Knutson, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
For more information on RCTC’s Workforce Development scholarships, please visit: https://rctcfoundation.awardspring.com/Home/ScholarshipDetails/59493We will be awarding 14 scholarships for the 2018-19 school year.      Minnesota StateFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Minnesota State Announces 400 Scholarshipsfor High Demand Sector Programs  ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 23, 2018 – Minnesota State today ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Minnesota StateFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  ​ MPMA Education Foundation Contributes $30,000 for Manufacturing Workforce Development Scholarships  ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 23, 2018 – The Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA) Education Foundation today presented Minnesota State with a contribution of $30,000 for scholarships that will be offered to new students entering advanced ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, Education, Economic
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
LKPB Engineers, Inc. 3001 Broadway Street NE, Ste 601 Minneapolis, MN 55413PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseMinnesota‐based Engineer Re‐Shapes its FutureNew office space matches the way LKPB Engineers, Inc. creates innovative solutions for project teams. Minneapolis, MN (January 18, 2018) – With a goal of continuing the firm’s legacy of innovation and thought leadership, Principals at LKPB ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Loffler Companies is pleased to announce A+ Imaging Systems of La Crosse, WI and Rochester, MN now part of Loffler CompaniesPosted on 07/6/2016 A+ Imaging Systems clients to benefit from Loffler’s wide range of business technologies and services, specialized training, award-winning service and support, and customer-first focus. A+ Plus Imaging team joins Loffler to continue to bring first-class ...read more
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Monday, June 27, 2016
Loffler Companies named a 2016 Best Place to Work by Minneapolis St Paul Business JournalPosted on 06/27/2016 Best Place to Work recognition recognizes Loffler employees are happy working to provide top business technology and services to clients throughout growth and market expansion Loffler Companies, the Upper Midwest’s largest privately owned business technology and services provider, has ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release